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Fiber Inspection Probe — FIP-400B

 

Available model: FIP-430B

This intelligent and automated test tool transforms fiber inspection into a faster and simplified one-step process providing accurate and consistent test results, and preventing the reporting of false-positive results.

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Applications

Covers all fiber applications

More than 30 tip adaptors designed for:

  • FTTx and hybrid networks
  • Mobile fronthaul (FTTA) and backhaul
  • DAS and fiber-fed small cells
  • Data centers
  • Campus and private networks
  • Lab and research

Key Features

  • Fully automated, one-step process:

    › Automatic fiber-connection detection
    › Automatic image centering
    › Automatic focus adjustment and optimization
    › Automatic capture
    › Automatic pass/fail analysis 
    › Automatic reporting

  • On-board connector endface analysis (IEC, IPC or custom standards) via ConnectorMax2
  • Pass/fail LED indicator for immediate diagnosis of connector health
  • Optimal digital image quality with three levels of magnification

THE ONLY FULLY AUTOMATED FIELD INSPECTION PROBE ON THE MARKET

  • Automatic fiber-connection detection
  • Automatic fiber image-centering system
  • Automatic focus adjustment and optimization (simultaneous with centering of the image)
  • Automatic image capture
  • Automatic connector endface analysis and reporting
  • TURNING FIBER INSPECTION INTO A ONE-STEP PROCESS

  • Over 57% in time savings as compared to the average inspection time (from the automatic image-centering function alone)
  • From frustration to elation—removes all the hassle associated with fiber inspection
  • So easy, and as fast as cleaning the connector: no one can afford the risk of not inspecting or following best practices
  • ENSURE THE ACCURACY AND CONSISTENCY OF YOUR TEST RESULTS

  • Avoid false positive results through optimized focus adjustment and focus protection
  • Endface analysis is based on IEC/IPC or custom standards
  • Ensure future high-speed network upgrades will be performed according to expectations and documentation
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    Watch the video to see timed results. And to learn why EXFO's fiber inspection kit is being called a game changer by the people on the field.

    Last updated: 2014-03-04

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    FIP-400B | Declaration of Conformity | CE

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    Declaration of conformity CE for EXFO's FIP-400B

    Last updated: 2014-02-11

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